*Puts on serious face* On April 1, France’s Senate voted in favor of a new “Separatism Law,” the most controversial part of which was a ban on wearing a hijab in public for those under 18. Overall, this bill represents an egregious violation of both freedom of religion and freedom of expression. It is driven […]
Conservatives, Time for Us to Renounce the New Alt-Right
On August 11, 2017, hundreds of alt-right white nationalists marched in Charlottesville, VA in the Unite the Right Rally. The next day, their calls for a white ethnostate drew counterprotesters. At first, the meetings were mostly peaceful. Later on, however, one white nationalist turned the situation violent when he drove a car through a crowd […]
Steven Crowder Voices Support for Conservative Students on Campus
On October 25th, Young Americans for Freedom at the University of Michigan hosted YouTube political comedian Steven Crowder at the Power Center for the Performing Arts. Crowder is best known for his “Louder with Crowder” weekly podcast and his unapologetic mockery of left-wing politics and personalities. Before Crowder arrived on U-M’s campus, posters advertising […]
Editor-in-Chief Discusses Post-Election Campus Climate at the Michigan Political Union
My hope is that this election teaches progressives that demonizing all white people, or all men, or all Christians is repugnant—not to mention horribly ineffective if your goal is to win elections.
The Doublespeak of ‘Expect Respect’
U of M students should be highly suspicious of this program and others that are aggressively popping up around campus. In particular, threats to our free discourse must be recognized for what they are and challenged. In the face of propaganda like that of Expect Respect, students should ask questions and investigate rather than passively […]
Smugness and the Ryan Selfie
Speaker Paul Ryan should have known that his selfie with congressional interns would become a sensation as soon as it hit the internet.